Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems

Environmental Safety Technologies has provided our customers with the highest level of Legionella services and information for over 20 years and we are prepared to assist you with ASHRAE 188-2015.  We can provide guidance in establishing your “Water Management Program” by assisting with:

  • Consulting with the Program Team
  • Assisting in the description of the Building Water Systems and Flow Diagrams
  • Developing plans for monitoring of Control Measures
  • Providing confirmation of Control Measures through validation

How do you know if ASHRAE 188-2015 will affect you?

ASHRAE 188-2015 requires building owners to implement and follow a “Water Management Program” if they have any of the following onsite:

  • Cooling Towers and/or Evaporative Condensers
  • Whirlpool Spas
  • Ornamental/Decorative Fountains
  • Air Washers, Humidifiers, or Misters
  • Any other device(s) that release(s) aerosols

Your potable plumbing systems require a Water Management Program if any of the following are true for your building:

  • A centralized hot water system supplying multiple housing units
  • More than 10 stories, this includes below grade levels
  • Residents over the age of 65
  • Any area(s) housing or administering care to individuals with certain health factors